What is Topicort?

Desoximetasone is a medication belonging to the family of medications known as topical corticosteroids. It is used for the relief of various skin conditions, including rashes. It helps to reduce redness, itching, and irritation. Desoximetasone is a synthetic corticosteroid, a class of primarily synthetic steroids used as anti-inflammatory and anti-pruritic agents.

Three brand name products are available (availability depending on country):

  • Topicort Emollient Cream (0.25% desoximetasone)
  • Topicort LP Emollient Cream (0.05% desoximetasone)
  • Topisolon Cream (0.25% desoximetasone)

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I accidentally used topicart- a too strong dosage on my breast and the side effect of burning occured. What do I Do?? I meant to pick up the 0.05 %...

doctor1 MD


Thanks for writing in.

Could you please mention what was the indication for using topicort. Was it prescribed to you as a .05 % dosage...

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What is causing itchy rash over most of my body for over a month? Topicort makes blisters subside after three to four days but they can reoccur. No...

doctor1 MD

As per your case history you are having allergic dermatitis.
My treatment advice is –

1. Avoid using any new products like soap or perfume.

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